Leicester unveils Iheanacho for £25m on a five-year contract

Posted on Aug 4 2017 - 4:37am by admin

by way of Monica Iheakam

Leicester city the day before today achieved the signing of Nigerian world,  Kelechi Iheanacho from Manchester city for £25million on a 5-12 months contract.

The 20-year-outdated tremendous Eagles striker, put pen-to-paper on a contract to so that it will preserve him at the King energy stadium until 2022 and became the fourth thrilling addition to Craig Shakespeare’s squad ahead of the brand new campaign.

Iheanacho,  will wear the no.eight jersey and joined fellow compatriot Wilfred Ndidi and Ahmed Musa could make his first appearance in city colors at King energy Stadium tonight towards German aspect, Borussia  Monchengladbach.

speaking to Leicester soccer membership television, Iheanacho  mentioned: “It feels good and i am satisfied to be part of this workforce. 

‘i know the ambition of the crew and speaking with the manager, he let me recognize what I want to do – to lend a hand the staff succeed in what they need. I used to be certain and i’m chuffed to be right here.

‘I used to be chuffed talking with the supervisor, realizing what the staff desires. It offers me more self belief that i’ll match in this group and hopefully I’ll reach rather a lot.’ 

Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare backed Iheanacho, who scored 12 greatest League goals in 46 Manchester city appearances, to push on from his promising shows in Manchester and became one of the vital division’s most dangerous marksmen.

‘It’s an ideal signing for us,’ Shakespeare said. ‘Kelechi is an quite talented player that has proven a huge amount of promise at each degree by which he’s performed.

“We’ve tracked his growth for some time, so we all know how a lot high quality he’ll deliver to the squad. 

‘He’s young, he’s hungry, he’s ready for the following stage of his building and that i’m delighted that he’ll be with Leicester city.’ 

Leicester’s season begins on Friday, August 11 with an away travel to Arsenal.

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